| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:22 PM
The World Triathlon Corporation, which licenses Ironman endurance races around the world, announced Thursday that it will soon take over four Maryland events that have been run by the nonprofit Columbia Triathlon Association, and two other local...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 12:28 AM
Ironman Series to hold first state, Mid-Atlantic race in September
The inaugural state Ironman triathlon will take place Sept. 20, becoming the first Ironman Series race in the Mid-Atlantic and the series' 12th U.S. location. The 2.4-mile...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:23 PM
The struggling Columbia Triathlon Association, which has run endurance races throughout Maryland for 30 years and helped raise millions for local charities, plans to turn all its events over to the World Triathlon Corp. and will shut down, the chairman of...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Two local organizations hope to take over endurance race events that have for decades been staged by the Columbia Triathlon Association, a nonprofit that has been working to keep itself afloat amid financial difficulties.
The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 7:49 PM
As then-17-year-old Sarah Melanson crossed the finish line of the ChesapeakeMan Ultra Championship early this fall, she couldn't believe what she had just endured.
She had swum 2.4 miles through jellyfish-infested waters, had biked 112 miles while...
| Nov 28, 2013
Shane Lauer can be forgiven for wanting to stay in bed. It was a chilly Saturday morning in early November and even veteran marathoners like him don't always feel like training.
He did get up, though, and headed to the Northern Central Railroad Trail...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:19 AM
For Harford County triathletes, the 2013 racing season has been busy, challenging and rewarding.
Mike Kemen of Bel Air describes his recent triathlon as "the best experience ever." It was his first race at the full Ironman distance, the Coeur D'Alene...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 6:09 AM
Melissa Otterbein never has thought of herself as a world-class athlete, just someone who was persistent and worked hard to achieve her goals.
At Towson University, where she was a member of the swimming team, Otterbein made the Colonial Athletic...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Daniel Colopietro cleared the centerfield fence of Cal Sr.'s Yard about as quickly as a home-run ball. He went through the centerfield gate, of course, as he led 145 runners away from the starting line of the first 7K Streak Through Aberdeen last Friday....
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Steve Otten does not think about qualifying for the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
Not this Sunday, when the 30-year-old financial adviser from Ellicott City participates for the second straight year in the EnduraFit Ironman 70.3...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Local ties prevalent in LXM, Adrenaline games
Sam Bradman (Salisbury) scored a game-best five goals, and Team STX rallied to a 14-13 win over Maverik United in the LXM Pro Tour lacrosse season opener Saturday at Orange Coast College in Orange...
| May 18, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Robert Vigorito knew he had changed some lives over the years since he helped start the Columbia Triathlon in 1984. He transformed an inaugural event that attracted fewer than 100 competitors into one of the top triathlons in the country with as many as...